Joseph W. Pizzo, Esquire, Of Counsel Seven Neshaminy Interplex, Suite 200 Trevose, Pennsylvania 19053 215.633.1890 Office 215.633.1830 Fax 267.243.4871 Cell email@example.com
Joseph W. Pizzo is an experienced and respected municipal and litigation attorney with more than 30 years of service to municipalities, school districts and municipal authorities. He graduated magna cum laude from Temple University in 1986, and he received his J.D. from the Temple University School of Law in 1991. Mr. Pizzo’s areas of practice include municipal law, zoning and land use law, real estate law, election law and civil litigation. He has served as solicitor and special counsel to numerous municipalities and governmental agencies including Bensalem Township and Northampton Township where he currently serves as township solicitor. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Housing Development Corporation and the Bucks County Community College Foundation.
Mr. Pizzo’s legal experience and expertise in local government law issues have led to his invitation to testify before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Human Services Committee, and before the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Fiscal Policy. He was also appointed by then Governor Mark Schweiker to serve on an advisory commission that identified attorneys qualified for nomination to serve as Judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County. Mr. Pizzo also served as a faculty member and moderator of a seminar presented by the National Business Institute entitled “Legal Issues Involving Local Governments.” A native and life-long resident of Bucks County, Mr. Pizzo and his family reside in Bensalem, Bucks County.
Current Appointments • Bensalem Township, Solicitor • Bensalem Township School District, Solicitor • Bucks County Sheriff, Solicitor • Bucks County Technical School Authority, Solicitor • Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority, Special Counsel • Lower Southampton Township, Special Counsel • Northampton Township, Solicitor
Former Appointments • Bristol Township, Special Counsel • Bristol Township School District, Labor Counsel • Bucks County Planning Commission, Solicitor • Bucks County Recorder of Deeds, Solicitor • Bucks County Transportation Management Association, Chief Counsel • Lower Southampton Township, Solicitor • Middletown Township, Solicitor • Newtown Township, Special County • Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks, Solicitor Bar Admission and Membership • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania • State of New Jersey • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey • Bucks County Bar Association • Pennsylvania State Association of Township Solicitors
Volunteer and Community Memberships • Bucks County Housing Development Corporation, Past Director and Past President • Bucks County Community College Foundation, Past Board Member • Bensalem Ramblers Youth Athletic Organization, Former Board Member and Coach • St. Charles Borromeo CYO, Former Athletic Director and Baseball Coordinator • St. Charles Borromeo School, Board of Limited Jurisdiction, Member • Archdiocese of Philadelphia CYO Region 19, Baseball and Softball Commissioner
Education • B.A., Temple University • J.D., Temple University